Staff Profile

Name: Dale McBurnie

Title: Depot Manager

Time with NWH: 2 and half years  



Tell us a little about yourself i.e. where you’re from, family life, pets.

I’m from Kilbirnie in Ayrshire ,married to Liz  with 2 kids Sam & Gillian & Clyde the sprocker spaniel .


How would you describe your job to a child?

I take away peoples waste just like the  council do  at home .


What was the last thing that made you laugh out loud?

Played a joke on Andy Chawner  ( van driver )phoned and told  him the police had lifted his car from Nuneaton street when Celtic were playing at home .pmsl 


What three things would you take if you were stranded on a desert island for a month? (not including friends or family) 

my phone for a bet on the football , tv for sky sports news , my golf clubs .


You can invite 3 people round for dinner – past or present – who would they be and why?

Tiger woods ( every golfers hero ) Steven Gerrard (was always a hero but now he’s at rangers he’s a god ) Noel  Gallagher ( to belt  out some tunes and also a hero )


Tell us 3 facts about you that we might find surprising?

I have a handicap of 4 at golf , I lived in America for 3 years , I Have walked the west highland way twice .


How would your best friend describe you in three words?

Funny, reliable, modest


You’re planning the best day ever – what does that day look like?

A round of golf at Augusta in the morning , watch Kilbirnie Ladeside win the Scottish junior cup in the afternoon and party all night with friends and family .


Which of your colleagues gets your employee of the month award and why?

Mike Kennedy , always turns up for work and never moans ,most importantly never questions anything just does it.